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If your dream is to play college basketball, you’ve taken a great first step.  Getting recruited to play college basketball is not easy, however, it is certainly achievable if you know how to navigate the college basketball recruiting process.  We teach you how to successfully do just that and realize your dream of playing collegiate basketball.

Academics are Critical

As you can see, there are more players on every roster than the total number of scholarships available which means not everyone on the roster is receiving a full basketball scholarship*.  In fact, very few, if any, receive a full basketball scholarship so there will be a deficit for the family to cover for college.  Academics can be a big factor here.  The higher your GPA and SAT and/or ACT, the more “academic” money you can receive from each college which decreases the amount you will owe out of pocket.  

*This refers to equivalency sports - see definition below

College basketball is both a headcount sport and an equivalency sport.  Division I for men and women are headcount sports.  Division II and below for both men and women are equivalency sports.

Headcount Sports vs Equivalency Sports

Headcount Sports -  These sports have a set number of scholarships to offer and they are all full offers.  This means if you receive an offer from one of these sports, it will be a full sports scholarship.  

  • Men’s Headcount Sports:  Football I-A (85 Total Scholarships), Basketball (13 Total Scholarships)
  • Women’s Headcount Sports:  Basketball (15), Gymnastics (12), Tennis (8), Volleyball (12)

Equivalency Sports - These sports have a set number of scholarships, however, each one can be divided and offered as partial scholarships.  For example, if a team has a total number of 12 scholarships, they can offer 24 athletes a ½ scholarship, 36 athletes a ⅓ scholarship, etc.

College Basketball Recruiting by the Numbers


  • NCAA Division 1 - 351 basketball programs - 13.0 scholarship limit
  • NCAA Division 2 - 313 basketball programs - 10.0 scholarship limit
  • NCAA Division 3 - 424 basketball programs - Academic Money Only
  • NAIA Division 1 - 101 basketball programs - 11.0 scholarship limit
  • NAIA Division 2 - 122 basketball programs - 6.0 scholarship limit
  • NJCAA - 430 basketball programs - 15.0 scholarship limit


  • NCAA Division 1 - 349 basketball programs - 15.0 scholarship limit
  • NCAA Division 2 - 314 basketball programs - 10.0 scholarship limit
  • NCAA Division 3 - 442 basketball programs - Academic Money Only
  • NAIA Division 1 - 102 basketball programs - 11.0 scholarship limit
  • NAIA Division 2 - 122 basketball programs - 6.0 scholarship limit
  • NJCAA - 398 basketball programs - 15.0 scholarship limit

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